Vacation Scheme 2021
As Europe’s tech ecosystem matures, we are helping the most disruptive new companies take advantage of opportunities. Since 2015, our team has dominated the European venture capital market ranking No.1 by deal volume (PitchBook), having consistently completed double the number of deals as the runner-up firm.
Our venture capital team advises companies and investors at all stages from incubation through to strategic exit. Leveraging our deep roots in Silicon Valley and our teams in the world’s emerging tech markets, we provide valuable commercial insight and connections for financings and investments. Our clients include the world's biggest tech companies, dozens of UK and international "unicorns", and both earlier stage and high growth companies in highly developing areas such as fintech, AI and life sciences. Winner of the 2019 LendIt fintech award, we offer unique payments expertise in the UK and the US.
Energy & Infrastructure
As global demand for sustainability grows, our team advises participants across the full energy spectrum – renewable and conventional power, oil & gas and infrastructure – and is a powerhouse for commercial and corporate regulatory, mergers and acquisitions, financings, development and disputes matters. Our top-ranked, award-winning Offshore Wind team acts for leading sponsors, ECAs, lenders and investors in complex projects across Europe, the US and Asia.
We represent some of the largest, most active and influential global players in the industry on first-of-a-kind matters and have led the way in developing cutting-edge, innovative structures that have helped to shape industry standards. and are active across the emerging Central and Eastern European, the Middle East, African, Asian and Latin American markets.
As the as the global finance sector adapts and responds to the economic, political and regulatory landscape, our leading team is providing active counsel to top credit providers and borrowers on sophisticated credit and corporate financing opportunities.
We act for traditional financial institutions, funds and asset managers, private equity sponsors, and fintech companies on acquisition and leveraged financings, high-yield and structured financings, asset-based projects, securitisations, restructurings, licensing, authorisations, and project and energy finance. Our team regularly handles conduct of business requirements and compliance in relation to regulatory investigations, and provides strategic advice around future legislation.
If you are excited by the idea of practicing international law, but crave the teamwork, mentoring and direct client contact that a smaller office offers, we may be the firm for you. Our 80 lawyers in London work closely with our teams in markets worldwide, from Paris to New York, Silicon Valley to Shanghai. We focus globally and in London on three sectors: Technology, Energy & Infrastructure and Finance and our Vacation Schemes cover these three areas.
Orrick lawyers have demonstrated a commitment to being the best at what they do – and have unique experiences under their belts. In our conversation with you, here’s what we want to know:
- How have you shown initiative? What challenges have you overcome?
- In what type of culture do you thrive? What’s your approach to teamwork?
- What drives you to do excellent work? What do you value most about the opportunity to practice law?
We hope you’ll be inspired by who we are and what we offer. We also want to be inspired by you. If you are motivated to do challenging work with a social impact and want to surround yourself with people who believe in teamwork, we may be the firm for you.